You might also check the right tire pressure. If the pressure is low, the truck will pull to the right when you step on the brake. Check left brake caliper to ensure that it slides on pins (where bolts go through) and make sure caliper piston isn't seized. If pins or caliper is seized the right caliper will outpower the left causing a pull to the right. I had the same problem with a 93 GMC.Changing the left side rubber brake line solved my problem. Answer Have a friend apply firm pressure to the brake pedal while you watch the rubber brake line on the left older line can swell under pressure replace them immediately if this is the case. While your at it check the entire brake system for leaks replace any leaking components immediately. Worn front suspension bushings can cause a pull as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the front of the vehicle during breaking. Check upper and lower control arm bushings for signs of cracking or tearing, check for play in you lower ball joint you can do this by jacking the front of the vehicle off the ground and moving the tire up and down if you feel any play or a clunk your lower ball joints are worn. While your at it check the sway bar end link bushings for signs of cracking or tearing (I've even seen them go overlooked for so long the rubber disentigrated and the end link was no longer attached to the control arm)
Prevents brakes from locking by pulsating the pressure when you apply firmly so they don't grab.
False. If you have anti-lock brakes, just press firmly on your brake pedal and the computer will take over. Do not pump the brake pedal.
Check for vacuum leak
apply your brakes gently while accelerating at the same time
You can only do this in park ... Turn off your truck ,apply the parking brake and turn your truck back on .
Most common cause of that is the rotors are out of round are warped. REPLACE ROTORS.
no, just the wheels the brakes apply to, usually the front brakes
Time for new brakes or adjustment.
Yes You don't have to drive in low gear. If you go through a large, deep puddle and then have a clear road, you can drive fast and lightly touch your brakes or firmly press them a couple of times. It doesn't take long but test them to see.
You did not have to apply the brake on a 91 model to shift it. There's nothing wrong.
apply your brakes gently as you accelerate
Apply the brakes hard and steer out of danger.
Release parking brake. Place transmission in Reverse. Apply brakes very firmly at about 5 mph. Repeat 10 times. That will automatically adjust the parking brake shoes.
If your vehicle has abs brakes, just apply the brakes hard and steer away from danger. If the vehicle does not have abs brakes, try to apply the brakes without locking up the wheels and going into a skid then steer away from danger. If you lock up the brakes and go into a skid you will lose control of your steering.
While driving, apply the brakes gently for a short distance, as you maintain your speed.
There are several reasons. Two common reasons would be warped brake rotors or a bad ball joint which should be fixed immediatly.
No, that is not true. Water is going to get on the rotor and on the pads no matter what you do. This water will quickly evaporate once you apply the brakes. Even if you do not apply the brakes centrifugal force will remove the water as you drive. Once you apply the brakes the heat created will remove the water very quickly. You may experience a slight loss of good braking the first time you apply the brakes after going through water which is normal.
Hold the steering wheel firmly; release the gas pedal; and gently apply the brakes. Return to the pavement when the vehicle has slowed enough to allow roll steer back onto the highway safely.
Parking brakes apply generally on rear wheels to control enough sliding of the vehicle.
vacuum leak 65 power brakes run off a vacuum, when you apply your brakes you stop the air leak. 65;
your back brakes are supposed to apply before your front brakes, they do this so your car does not take a nose dive every time you apply the brakes. but if it is very noticeable i would check the adjustment of your rear brakes (if you have a disc/drum setup) or i would check your proportioning valve if they are locking up
Ease up on the throttle, apply the brakes.
your car is probably trashy